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    Dick Van Dyke Show - 2 Colorized Episodes Coming to CBS 12/11

    Aww man! I missed it. Not that I'm particularly excited about colorized episodes but we've been working our way through the series. My teenage son loves vintage tv so I started DVRing MeTV's Sunday night DVD show airings during the pandemic. He absolutely loves them. It would have been fun to...
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    Logitech bows out of the Harmony Universal Remote market

    I just happened to be reading an article on WIRED today and noticed the announcement in a sidebar. I love my Harmony One but it's getting pretty beaten up and I've been debating getting a newer remote for the last couple years - and as recently as last night. With a FLIRC adapter the thing can...
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    Favorite YouTube Video

    Came across this today. If there's anyone who is going to appreciate it, it's us. A Korean a capella group sings studio logos.
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    The mystery of the disappearing gas

    Definitely not a problem with the hoses. They look great when I pulled one to drain the tank so I wouldn't lose any more gas. It's no older than 15 years, probably closer to 13. We lived in a warmer climate prior to that. I used to run the machine dry but I see mixed comments on if this should...
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    The mystery of the disappearing gas

    There's definitely a leak. It started right up this morning, but pretty quickly started to sputter. I put more gas in it and for some reason it wouldn't start. I thought maybe I flooded it so I let it sit a couple hours. I just went back to it and the tank is empty. There's a puddle underneath...
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    The mystery of the disappearing gas

    That's what I was thinking as well, that maybe the cap wasn't on tight enough, but I'm quite sure it was. Let's say it wasn't - would the gas evaporate that fast?
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    The mystery of the disappearing gas

    Hey all - I'm a bit baffled by something, and you lot are a knowledgeable group so I put the question to you. Maybe someone has some thoughts. To avoid an unnecessary wall of text, here are some factoids: - Around Nov 15th I pulled the snow blower out of storage. - It already had some gas...
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    Letterkenny

    Letterkenny is great fun. I discovered it during quarantine and had to stop watching it because I was blowing through it so fast. It's silly and will change the way you talk for a few days. I love it when they needed a joke, wrote 30, then just use them all.
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    I've got a new dog!

    Mike - I saw this and immediately thought of you. (I'm changing the code color so it doesn't look messy. Not sure how to make it work right) More info here. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">This is August. She was born on April 24, 2000. That’s right, she just turned...
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    What annoys you?

    Our new dishwasher. Our kitchen is wide open to our living room. Our old dishwasher was fairly loud and made tv watching difficult. So when it was time for a new one I insisted on paying extra for the quietest one they had. I absolutely love it. The only time you hear it running is when it's...
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    What annoys you?

    This drives me nuts. Why aren't they doing it themselves?! One house in particular has random bits of garbage on their lawn since late last year! A sock. A plastic keychain. Cardboard packaging from a frozen dinner. Not a LOT of stuff but enough where I think 'you drag out the garbage to the...
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    Pet Shop Boys appreciation thread

    Because watching a 1925 silent film about the first Russian revolution sounds like a boring thing to watch I made a new trailer for the Pet Shop Boys version. I find the film exciting with three action sequences that are pushed to their limits by the pulsating PSB score. Trailer for Pet Shop...
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    Pet Shop Boys appreciation thread

    It's not a very good movie, but it is a classic piece of 80's-ism. Annoyingly, I had just completed ripping my laserdisc for adding to my Plex library about a week prior to the bluray announcement. :huh: Amazon UK says they aren't sending this to the States. I'm wondering if that will change...
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    Pet Shop Boys appreciation thread

    Here's the trailer for the remastered It Couldn't Happen Here:
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    Pet Shop Boys appreciation thread

    In 2005 PSB released a new soundtrack to the silent film Battleship Potemkin. Unfortunately they never released the film with the soundtrack, only the CD. Worse, the CD was edited on the first couple of tracks so in order to properly watch it you had to start the film about 15 minutes in. I...
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